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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
success stories is lisa floyd. she's a sales and service professional from hunting ton, west virginia. she spent the last 14 years working as director of volunteer services as a hospice, very hard work indeed, making sure the sick and elderly were able to die at peace and with dignity. she's a success story. lisa exhausted her state benefits without finding a job, but the extended benefits that we support and believe should be supported again help her keep her head above water long enough to find a new job without losing her job or going des tut. lisa, you're not invisible. you're important. we're glad you're here. >> good morning representativs.s >> good morning. >> we're here. >> thank you. thank you for having me here to share my story. my name is lisa floyd, and for nearly 14 years i've worked as director of volunteer services for an area non-profit hospice which serves both west virginia and ohio. i have worked my entire adult life having had three jobs my whole career, and i had never been as i lost my job, i immediately began my furious search for employment and began navigating the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
a hearing to hear from americans who benefited from these benefits. one is lisa floyd. she shared her personal story. she worked for a hospice organization. she couldn't find a job and was unemployed, and she said unemployment insurance got her through. >> i have spent the majority of my waking hours looking for work. during this time, i was able to support myself because i received those vital unemployment insurance benefits. >> and miss floyd told the democrats that she has just gotten a job, so good news for her. democrats are using her and other americans to try to put a personal face on this issue. >> what is the republicans response? >> house speaker john boehner just addressed reporters, and he said the way to get americans back to work is to fix the economy. and we talked about obamacare. he said that he is willing to look at a plan to extend unemployment benefits if the president presents one -- if president obama shows him one, but he said the president has the focus. >> the president is more focused on inkoreaing reliance on programs than creating better jobs. republicans c
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
's where we are at this point. lisa, transportation experts have talked about technology that may, and we underline that, may have prevented the crash. what can you tell bus that? >> reporter: it's called positive train control, and it essentially takes over the train if the engineer fails to brake or slow down when he should. the ntsb says they have been pushing for this for decades, and they went so far as to saying it could have prevented this crash if it was on this train. it's mandated it's a few years away. >> lisa, thank you. it's political crisis that has changen thailand's capitol for a week. prime minister yingluck shinawatra ordered police to stop battling with anti-government protesters. the majority of the protesters are middle and upper class residents of bangkok who have been fighting with people from poor and rural areas who support the prime minister. now the protesters have accused the prime minister of being a proxy for her brother, former prime minister who was ousted in a coup in 2006. they accuse her government of being corrupt. we have more. >> reporter: it was expe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
before the disaster. lisa stark has more on that. >> they wouldn't say what condition rockefella may have been in. there's no indication of mechanical problems. the brakes, which was barrelling at 82 miles per hour into a 30 miles per hour curve, the brakes were working fine out all the stocks. here is m.t.s.b. board member earl wiener. >> there's no indications that the break systems were not functioning properly. rocker fella was on the second day of a nine hour shift. he should have had plenty of time to get a full night's sleep before showing up on monday n morning for the 5am run. they'll look into that. another issue is positive train control, ptc, a system that rail roads are installing that would allow a computer system to take over control of the train to stop or slow it if the engineer fails to act in a dangerous situation. the m.t.s.b. has been calling for it for decades. it may have made a difference here. the m.t.s.b. who operates the line said it budgets $620 million for positive train control, but says it and others will not meet the mandated deadline of 2015 to have the sy
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
. sometimes are required to get a multi lateral deal done. >> our very own lisa oake is in bahlitwto meeting and joins us now. lisa, what kind of agreement, if anything, can we expect? >> it's still up in the air, ross. still very much down to the wire. and, in fact, earlier, when i was speaking to indonesia's trade minister, i asked them to put a percentage chance on the likelihood of getting a deal. and he put it at about 48% to 49%. so he is still optimistic by this morning. so you can appreciate the position that india's commerce minister is in right now. if you've ever been stuck between a rock and a hard place or had a decision to make, you certainly understand how this gentleman must be feeling over the past couple of weeks. at home, teef got an election coming up in india. they heavily subsidize many staples for their poor. up to 70% of the population will receive some sort of subsidy under this aggressive new security program that they've recently launched. and try explaining, you may be rolling some of that back to an electorate as you're going into an election. certainly not an ea
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
was traveling far too fast, more than 80 miles an hour down the track. the question is why? lisa stark joins us from washington. what is the latest? >> that train should have been going at 30 miles an hour around the curve. there are no published reports this morning including from wabc, those reports indicate that the engineer, william rockefeller has said he may have zoned out at the controls. he may have dosed off and then snapped awake too late to stop the train in time the ntsb will continue to interview the engineer and also look back at [[voiceover]] no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. >> today's data dive gets preveny to examine the difference in gray matter between men and women. women have long claimed guys don't use their brains. turns out they may be half right. a university of pennsylvania study used brain imaging to look at brain ce
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
. awesomesauce! huh! my twin sister always says that. wait...lisa? julie?! you sound really different on the phone. do i sound pleasant? for once in your life you sound very pleasant. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. free fico® credit score. get the it card at discover.com. but then it goes to the closet...to die. so try glow unstopables. they fill your closet with scents so fresh they last for 12 weeks! [ male announcer ] unstopables. america's best scent booster. >>> they're being called generation stress, american teen-agers feeling so much more pressure than their parents did when their parents were young. a survey found 38% of parents found their kids in high school reported experiencing what they described as a lot of stress. cnn's kelly wallace talked with two families to get their opinions on the pressures facing teens today. >> i sometimes push myself to almost the breaking point, and they're always telling me, oh, take a break, you need to relax, you need to live a little. but i say no. >> reporter: you're preparing for your high school tests, you have your a
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
. there were no promises. he received the personalized cell therapy in may. for a month john and lisa watched offer their son. do you remember the moment where they said, hey, this appears to be working? >> they came back and said we don't see any leukemia cells. that was the point where we're definitely headed down the right path. >> reporter: exactly how the treatment works is complicated but nick is pretty good at explaining it. >> they took out t-cells out of my body and engineered them to track down the cancer cells and kill them off. >> reporter: did they get them? >> i hope so so i think they did pretty well. >> reporter: watch as this gray cancer killing cell on the left, attack the green cancer cell, which gets smaller and actually dies. doctors tried this in 59 patients. 25 are now cancer free. >> our hopes is he will be cured and he can put aside this and start moving forward. >> i just want him to be able to enjoy a normal kid's life. >> reporter: his biggest thing right now is he is looking forward to getting his learner's permit. >> and soon instead of playing with toy cars, joh
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
the track. the question is why? lisa stark joins us from washington. what is the latest? >> that train should have been going at 30 miles an hour around the curve. there are no published reports this morning including from wabc, those reports indicate that the engineer, william rockefeller has said he may have zoned out at the controls. he may have dosed off and then snapped awake too late to stop the train in time the ntsb will continue to interview the engineer and also look back at >>> do energy drinks pose significant health risks? a new medical study shows they can cause heart con tractions. energy drink related emergency visits have downhilled over the past 4 years with most cases involving teens and young adults. still, business is booming. energy drink consumption doubled from 2007 to 2011. more than $12,000,000,000 worth of energy drinks were sold last year and some estimates say sales will reach more than 21 billion within five years. dr. yonas dorner at the university holiday in bon germany offered the study and presented it at the annual meeting chicago and he joins us from
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
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KRON
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
to take on her great accomplishment. " and lisa betten says " i am neither upset or support of about the total. she obviously needs people to approve of her. she sang " look at me. " maybe she's not getting the attention and support his grieving for her husband. --she's saying. >>anny: we want to know what is think. on the conversation on our facebook page. would you rather have spoons for hands or elbows for ears? i'd rather have food. [gasp] let's make a late night foody call and get - my munchie meal with the new hella - peño burger. it's loaded with sliced and stuffed jalapeños, melting cheese, and spicy taco sauce. i'll eat it with my... sppoooooonnnnn haaaaaands! what? i can't hear you... talk into my elbow! they're back at 545. one to talk about the weather because we have several things happening. we have some wind, rain and cold temperatures on the way. hey erica. >>erica: yes lots to talk about. it felt like one around here. --winter. there were trekking to rain earlier. the remainder of it is actually an milpitas but no longer impacting highway 237. it's actually moving
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
was best for the senate. lisa, it is great to see you. we get a chance to get caught up in the connections to vermont, but most people don't realize the name like patrick leahy, my mother is first generation italian american and we compare where some of our relatives are from. and human rights happen to board members who made all of this possible. i think what you are doing is so important. in -- i have admired lawyers and people before that and research and advocaticacy has been impor in the legislation i have passed. let me talk about a few topics. and it is encouraging you to don't stop. keep doing what where you are doing. it may seem obvious that this is central purposes of it, but it needs to be said. we are here because each of us feels, each of us, feels a responsibility to depend the fu fu fund fund fundlemental purposes. we know that the in the history of the united states, we have seen groundbreaking human rights leadership and we have seen trackage failures. -- tragic -- the bill of rights was a monumental event. the more recent advances we have seen in support of the rights of
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
, detroit's future and lisa's future will not come from washington. the magic of motown is here in the city. what detroit need to thrive is not washington hand but freedom from big government's mastery. to thrive, detroit needs less government and more freedom. less red tape, less taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will be introduced next week in washington. these freedom zones will dramatically re"uce tax and red tape so detroit businesses can grow and throb. he called his plan a conservative war on poverty. it's time we revisit some of the ideas of jack kemp and expand upon them. the bill that i will introduce, will introduce power and freedom zone. this political lower personal and corporate income taxes in detroit to 5%. my bill will lower the payroll tax, 2% for the employees, 2% for the employers. economic freedom zones will cut out the red tape that keeps
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the way they should. awesomesauce! huh! my twin sister always says that. wait...lisa? julie?! you sound really different on the phone. do i sound pleasant? for once in your life you sound very pleasant. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. free fico® credit score. get the it card at discover.com. >>> for 36 years the kennedy center has honored artists that influence american culture. last night they honored a legendary actress and four musical giants. ♪ sing us the song of the piano man ♪ >>> billy joel looked on as they paid tribute. the six-time grammy award winner was among five artists to receive the kennedy center honor. the award recognizes a lifetime of artistic achievement. >> this is a national honor. it's given by the country. not just people who like my music, but it's an american thing. it's real honor. >> tonight began with a personal salute from the president. >> when you first become president, one of the questions people ask you is what's really going on at area 51? when i wanted to know i called shrly shirley maclaine. >> later they we
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
says that. wait...lisa? julie?! you sound really different on the phone. do i sound pleasant? for once in your life you sound very pleasant. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. free fico® credit score. get the it card at discover.com. >>> we're learning about another way the federal spies are keep tabs on potential at least some everyday americans as part every their mission to track down terrorists overseas. if you play popular video games online, it turns out the nsa may be watching. our brian todd is looking into these new revelations. >> reporter: they can track us online, pinpoint our locations through the cell phones and now true the video games kids and young adults play. anyone playing the game world of warcraft as druids, death knights, could also have another designation -- surveillance targets. according to newly disclosed classified documents, the nsa and its british counterpart have been infiltrating world of warcraft, another online game called second life, and the xbox live console. they've gathered metadata, according to the documents, but also used human s
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
they should. awesomesauce! huh! my twin sister always says that. wait...lisa? julie?! you sound really different on the phone. do i sound pleasant? for once in your life you sound very pleasant. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. free fico® credit score. get the it card at discover.com. >>> let's go around the world starting in north korea. a major leadership shake-up with the high profile leader ousting his own family member. cnn's paula hancocks has that from seoul, south korea. >> kim jung un, he may have ordered the public execution of two of his allies. this is a claim that cnn cannot independently verify. but if true, it is a major shake-up in a country that's currently holding two american citizens prisoner for what it calls hostile acts against the state. back to you, kate. >> now to italy where mt. etna has erupted again, believed to be the 19th time it's done so this year. ben wedeman is in rome with the latest. >> reporter: just in case you were weary of the mundane concerns of mice and men, take a look at these images from mt. etna in sicily, yaurp's most acti
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